António Manuel

Junior Welder

Name: António João Manuel

Age: 22 years old

How long have you worked at Fábrica de Sabão and what do you like the most?

I have worked at Fábrica de Sabão since April 2017. I like the work that I do.

Fábrica de Sabão has several spaces, which one do you like the most and why?

I like the MakerSpace the most.

What would be the trip of your dreams?

The trip of my dreams is to go to America.

Favorite dish?

My favorite dish is rice with beans.

If you could choose anyone as a mentor, who would it be?

The mentor I would choose is my colleague, Pascoal António Sabino.

Best escape from day-to-day stress?                                                                   

It’s simple, I go home.

What do you say to yourself when facing challenges at work?                 

When faced with the challenges encountered at work, I tell myself it is worth it because it will enable me to learn more.

What has changed in the community with opening of Fábrica de Sabão?

It has given young people opportunities, employment and training.